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Biosynthesis of new polymers of controlled molecular structure

Dougherty, Michael J. and Kothakota, Srinivas and Krejchi, Mark T. and Zhang, Guanghui and Mason, Thomas L. and Tirrell, David A. and Fournier, Maurille J. (1992) Biosynthesis of new polymers of controlled molecular structure. In: Polymer-Solvent Complexes and Intercalates POLYSALVAT-9. Part 1. Makromolekulare Chemie. Macromolecular Symposia. Vol.]. No.62. Hüthig & Wepf , Basel, pp. 225-229. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150303-170744942

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Abstract

This paper describes the use of artificial genes to direct bacterial synthesis of new polypeptides of precisely defined molecular structure. This approach has been applied to three problems in polymer chemistry and physics: i) control of chain folding in crystalline polymers, ii) biosynthesis of polypeptides containing unnatural amino acids, and iii) preparation of monodisperse helical polymers.


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Tirrell, David A.0000-0003-3175-4596
Additional Information:Copyright © 1992 Hüthig & Wepf Verlag. Issue published online: 2 MAR 2011. Article first published online: 2 MAR 2011. The work described herein is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (DMR8914359) and from the NSF Materials Research Laboratory at the University of Massachusetts. We thank Drs. Joseph Cappello and William Studier for gifts of plasmids used in cloning and expression.
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Series Name:Makromolekulare Chemie. Macromolecular Symposia
Issue or Number:62
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Official Citation:Dougherty, M. J., Kothakota, S., Krejchi, M. T., Zhang, G., Mason, T. L., Tirrell, D. A. and Fournier, M. J. (1992), Biosynthesis of new polymers of controlled molecular structure. Makromolekulare Chemie. Macromolecular Symposia, 62: 225–229. doi: 10.1002/masy.19920620121
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